sensualism


sensualism

noun

  1. subjection to sensual appetites; sensuality.
  2. Philosophy. sensationalism(def 3).

noun

  1. the quality or state of being sensual
  2. another word for sensationalism (def. 3a), sensationalism (def. 3b)

n.1803, “the philosophical doctrine that the senses are the sole source of knowledge,” from sensual + -ism. From 1813 as “addiction to sensual indulgence.”

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